Balaclava-clad thug breaks into Leeds home with bat and knife

A balaclava-clad thug wielding a baseball bat and knife broke into a Leeds home and assaulted its occupants.

The assault happened at an address in Winrose Crescent, Leeds. Pic: Google.

West Yorkshire Police said officers were called to an incident in Winrose Crescent, Belle Isle, at 10.24pm last night.

Two culprits arrived at the address in a dark-coloured car and smashed a window.

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One of the men, who was armed with a knife and a baseball bat, entered the property and assaulted the occupants, a 28-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman.

He struck the woman on the arm and torso with the bat, causing bruising, and the male victim received a cut to the ankle that required stitches.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime number 13170120309.